Operations Associate, Manufacturing

United Technologies Corporation
East Hartford
Aug 12, 2017
Aug 24, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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P&W is a United Technologies Corp. company and is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.

The P&W Aftermarket Operations Development Program (AODP) is a two year rotational program targeted at new college graduates to prepare them for a career in aftermarket operations at P&W. Development occurs via technical training and customized on-the-job assignments. Upon completion of this program, the new associate will have a solid base in Aftermarket manufacturing operations, quality systems, manufacturing processes, federal aviation guidelines, tooling and fixtures, gages and inspection, machine tools and application, CNC, continuous improvement, Kaizen, six sigma tools, Lean Manufacturing and our ACE Operating System. At the conclusion of the program, graduates will be prepared to assume an assignment in manufacturing at one of Pratt & Whitney's Aftermarket repair or engine center units. The program is based out of East Hartford in Connecticut.

Position Responsibilities:

* Engage people, strategize and deploy initiatives using diverse skills and competencies to meet business and career challenges

* Spend the next two years (three, 8-month rotations) in the function areas of Operations: Manufacturing, Quality, and Supply Chain Management

* Work at three of Pratt & Whitney's 7 dynamic aftermarket business units: Dallas, TX; Columbus, GA; Springdale, AR; East Hartford, CT; North Berwick, ME; West Palm Beach, FL; Lansing, MI

* Lead the continued deployment of our continuous improvement operating system, ACE (Achieving Competitive Excellence) across our facilities and become a certified ACE Associate

* Support global strategic sourcing and supplier development initiatives

* Learn the core concepts of manufacturing by applying cutting edge technology and lean principles

* Develop a cross-business, cross-functional network that will expand as your career grows - receiving mentoring & guidance from Pratt & Whitney leaders

* Work with current AODP Associates on enhancement teams to continuously improve the quality of the program

Qualifications •College entry level with applicable co-ops / internships

* Proactive and results-driven individuals who thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment

* Capacity to lead, motivate and influence through effective communication

* Flexibility and mobility to travel and live anywhere in the US

* Candidates must be a current US Citizen

Education Minimum B.A./B.S. degree required in an operations related fields - engineering, logistics, supply chain/materials, quality or manufacturing

Minimum Overall GPA: 3.0 or higher

Seeking candidates graduating in December 2017

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